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How to have an argument-free Christmas and avoid becoming a January divorce statistic.

December 2018 How to have an argument-free Christmas and avoid becoming a January divorce statistic Relate Beds and Luton is preparing for a New Year spike in people seeking relationship support after tensions come to a head over Christmas, pushing some local families to breaking point. Last January, they received a 22% increase in calls… Read more »

Funds secured to sustain young people counselling

We and our charity partner Sorted Counselling Services have secured funding to sustain free counselling for young people at the TOKKO youth space, Luton.   The successful funding application was through Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation and its Luton Youth Fund programme. In addition, we have secured funds from BBC Children in Need enabling us… Read more »

Relationships in later life

Over 50? Why not take part in a survey about what happens to romantic relationships in later life, particularly after divorce or bereavement… How easy is it to move on and find a new relationship? And how do new partners fit in to existing family dynamics? We know some questions may be upsetting for some… Read more »

Hope to see YOU at the river festival

We’re looking forward to seeing long-standing and new supporters at the Bedford River Festival the weekend after next! As you know, if you’re a regular follower of our website news and social media, we’ll be ‘on stage’ with our Kiss-in at Mill Meadows from 11am on the Saturday (July 16) and we’ll have a stand… Read more »

Do you have time to listen?

TIME TO LISTEN? Relate Bedfordshire and Luton counsellor Diane Whitmore talks with In2Beats radio presenter Anita about what we do. They talk about: How sometimes one partner doesn’t want to seek help How many counselling sessions are needed How each partner may have different issues Whether a relationship can survive an affair How divorcing couples can… Read more »

Christmas Closing

Our office will be closed from 5.30pm on Wednesday 23rd December and will reopen at 9.30am on Monday 4th January 2016.  

No time for Relate counselling? Try our webcam service

Time pressure and location can sometimes make it hard to arrange a counselling appointment. To help overcome this problem, we offer a webcam counselling service. Providing all the benefits of our face-to-face relationship counselling in a flexible and convenient format, webcam counselling allows you to discuss your relationship problems with one of our counsellors from… Read more »

Seminar helps schools tackle eating disorders

First Talktime seminar On 20th March 2014 Relate Bedfordshire and Luton held its first ever Talktime training event at the Rufus Centre in Flitwick. It was attended by 24 senior teachers, safeguarding officers, heads of inclusion and pastoral heads from 16 schools across Bedfordshire and Luton.